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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 02:44 PM PST

Former Drug Officer: New Law Is Wrong

Former Drug Officer: New Law Is Wrong

Former narcotics officer Bob Cooke says new the legalization law is wrong and dangerous, especially for children. In this web extra clip, he makes an argument about medical marijuana. He says, "Since...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 02:32 PM PST

Advocate: Cannabis Is Safer for Children Than Aspirin

Advocate: Cannabis Is Safer for Children Than Aspirin

One of the biggest concerns with the new law is the increased access children may get, especially when it comes to pot candy.  In this web extra clip, cannabis advocate Jeff Jones discusses the safety of...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:35 PM PST
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By NBC Bay Area staff

Timeline: Marijuana Legalization in California

California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, and with the new...View gallery

  • <strong> The Poison and Pharmacy Act of 1907 </strong>
  • <strong> Marihuana Tax Act of 1937  </strong>
  • <strong> California Attempts to Legalize Marijuana in 1972  </strong>
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 02:53 PM PST

Selling Pot on the Streets in SF in the 60s-70s

Selling Pot on the Streets in SF in the 60s-70s

In this web extra clip, Swami Chaitanya shares a story about how  he and his friends sold marijuana on the black market during and after the Summer of Love in San Francisco.  He says a dealer would...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 01:31 PM PST

Medical Marijuana Advocate on the Personal Sacrifices

Medical Marijuana Advocate on the Personal Sacrifices

Pebbles Trippet started fighting for legalization in the 1970's. She's battled courts for three decades, been arrested nearly a dozen times and spent two years in prison. Nothing has stopped her.  In this...

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